Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Affecting DFW Airport Terminal Sales – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Affecting DFW Airport Terminal Sales – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board of Directors will discuss the coronavirus effect on businesses inside the airport.

Board members will vote on a measure to amend the concession leases in Terminal D for those impacted by sales falling below what is normally expected.

DFW Airport representatives released a
brief statement:

“With the impact in passenger movement from Asia, DFW Airport retail locations are experiencing a decrease in sales. As a result, the airport has presented the DFW board a request to allow 13 retail locations, including Duty Free, to pay a percentage of sales versus the minimum annual guarantee for the remainder of the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.”

According to Board documents, the affected stores are Coach, Jo Malone, MAC, Estee Lauder Multibrand, Longchamp, Mont Blanc, TUMI, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors / Kate Spade, InMotion Entertainment, L’Occitane, Duty Free and The Range.

In addition, the airport will lower landing fees in March by 16% to compensate for coronavirus cancellations, airport CEO Sean Donahue told the board.

How to Avoid 2019-nCoV Infection:

The best way to prevent infection is to take precautions to avoid exposure to this virus, which are similar to the precautions you take to avoid the flu. CDC always recommends these everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

*Information shared from the Office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott


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